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Viking broil igniter does not glow, works ok on bake cycle

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There are three separate igniters, one starts the broiler and the other two are bake ingnitors left and right.

So the bake circuits ignitors work and the broil doesn't

Replace the ignitor

The part number for all of them is PB040001

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